How to Choose the Right Slipcover – Makeover Your Couch in a Snap!

If you’re on a budget and your couch is looking drab, try a slipcover! They’re budget-friendly and can instantly transform your living room. Read our guide to choosing the right slipcover for your couch, we’ve got everything you need to know!

Changing your decor doesn’t have to drain your bank account! If you’d like a new look for your couch, try a slipcover. They’re budget-friendly, washable, and you can change them with the seasons. Take a look at our guide to choosing the right slipcover for your couch!

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1. What Kind of Slipcover do You Want?

Custom slipcovers are great if your furniture has non-linear shapes, or if you want a fitted look. The measurements are done by a professional, who also orders the fabric. This saves you time and hassle, but it can be on the pricey side. Ready-made slipcovers are a good idea if you want a low-cost option. They protect your couch from dirt and spills and come in standard sizes. You can adjust the size with ties or straps.

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2. Pick a Material

Pick a fabric that is durable and can be washed in your washing machine. Look for a sturdy and smooth weave rather than snag-prone materials like silk. Cotton and cotton-polyester blends are a good choice and they wash well. Polyester microfibres and some faux suedes are great if you want a fabric in which spills can be wiped right off.

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3. Create a Budget

Custom slipcovers can be pricey, and ready-made slipcovers are extremely affordable. Prices will vary, and a custom slipcover can cost at least $600, and a ready-made slipcover can cost as little as $50. Pick a price range that woks for you.

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Photos: The Handmade Home, SX 1000.biz, Annabellea, Design Manifest.

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